An investor coalition that presses for corporate responsibility is calling on U.S. food companies McDonald’s, Denny’s and Sanderson Farms to stop buying or producing meat raised with medically important antibiotics.
Brazil expects the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) to declare the country free from foot-and-mouth disease with vaccinations at a meeting in May, according to a government statement on Friday.
Researchers at South Dakota State University found antibodies against influenza D in blood samples from horses. Cattle are the primary reservoir for Influenza D, which was first isolated from a diseased pig in 2011.
Livestock producers and veterinary leaders in government, industry and private practice wrestle with tough health issues at the U.S. Animal Health Association annual meeting, taking place through Wednesday this week.